Popularity:453
Origin:French
Meaning:precious
Alaina comes from a big family: This girl's name is related to the Old German name Alaine, the Hawaiian and Old German name Alana, and the Greek name Elaine. Pronounced a-LANE-a and meaning "precious," it is also the feminine form of the French male name Alain (or Alan in English). The masculine names have been popular in France and Britain since medieval times, while the feminine ones are more fashionable in modern times—Alain didn’t hit the US charts until 1978. This beautiful name falls into the category of lovely French names, like Chloe and Colette.

Famous People Named Alaina

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  • Alaina Huffman
    TV Actress
  • Alaina Mathers
    Adopted daughter of Eminem
  • Alaina Reed Hall
    TV Actress
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